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  • HONG KONG, Aug 29- Hong Kong's stock exchange has asked Chinese regulators to give investors time to adjust to any tax rules agreed upon as part of a closely watched cross-border share trading scheme, two people briefed by the city's stock market operator said.

  • CME Group says CFO to retire at age 49, new CFO is 50 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug 27- CME Group Inc's 49- year-old chief financial officer will retire at the end of the year and will be replaced by an executive who is a year older, the world's largest futures exchange operator said on Wednesday.

  • Aug 27- The first interdealer trading platform aimed at opening up credit derivatives markets to new competition has hit roadblocks due to resistance from some banks that dominate such trading, according to several people familiar with the situation.

  • U.S. SEC adopts final rules for credit agency reforms Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, in a public vote, adopted final rules to reform credit rating agencies, which played a key role in the 2007-09 financial crisis. Two Republican Commissioners voted against the rule. For a story, please click on.

  • Aug 26- DBRS Ltd, the privately held credit rating agency that competes with Standard& Poor's Financial Services LLC, Moody's Corp and Fitch Ratings Inc, is exploring a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 25- U.S. crude held above $93 a barrel on Tuesday ahead of weekly inventory data that could shed more light on oil supply and demand in the world's largest oil consumer.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said it halted trading on its electronic platform for four hours on Monday because of a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, said on Monday that a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations had caused its latest electronic trading outage. The reconfigurations were made over the weekend as part of "ongoing technology enhancement projects," CME said in a statement.

  • Aug 25- CME Group delayed the start of trade on its electronic platform by four hours on Monday due to technical problems, the latest glitch to hit the world's largest futures market operator.

  • LONDON, Aug 22- The London Stock Exchange Group said on Friday it would raise 938 million pounds in its first rights issue to part fund the acquisition of U.S. indexes group Frank Russell.

  • Aug 20- Brazil's BM&FBovespa SA stock exchange said Wednesday night that it had agreed to join a tax amnesty program to partially pay down a debt with the Revenue Service related to the company's 2007 initial public share offering.

  • Stock traders seek edge in pre-market twilight zone Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    *High-speed trading, tough markets spur out-of-hours interest. LONDON, Aug 20- On most weekday mornings over the past year, Paris- based financial trader David Sibi has turned on a computer program designed to try and beat the U.S. stock market before it even opens.

  • Late-payment rate on US mortgages declines in 2Q Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, a trend that has reduced the late-payment rate on home loans to the lowest level in six years, according to credit reporting agency TransUnion.

  • *Partners strikes first buyout in China. HONG KONG, Aug 18- Swiss investment manager Partners Group Holding AG has agreed to buy the majority of China- focused elevator guide rail maker Savera Group for around 2 billion yuan, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

  • Gone are the days of the private jet and the two-week carousel of five-star hotels in Europe and the United States. Instead, it is more likely to be a scramble from Hong Kong to New York, often flying on commercial airlines, to capture the ear of potential investors.

  • Speed is of the essence in IPO roadshow tour scramble Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:24 AM ET

    Gone are the days of the private jet and the two-week carousel of five-star hotels in Europe and the United States. Instead, it is more likely to be a scramble from Hong Kong to New York, often flying on commercial airlines, to capture the ear of potential investors.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 8- BM&FBovespa SA said on Friday expenses in 2014 would come in at the low end of its target, a sign that Brazil's sole listed exchange will continue to rely on cost controls to counter flagging capital markets activity.

  • Aug 7- Intercontinental Exchange Inc on Thursday reported higher second-quarter earnings as the exchange and clearing house operator worked to integrate its $11 billion purchase of the New York Stock Exchange's parent company.

  • Aug 7- Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it was being investigated for its U.S. alternative trading system and for the potential misuse and circulation of non-public information related to its corporate developments.

  • PARIS, Aug 7- Exchange operator Euronext posted a 4.6 percent increase in quarterly operating profit on Thursday, boosted by cost cutting and a rise in stock market listings, and said it would accelerate its cost-savings plan.